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RE: [SLE] SUSE legacy - supporting SUSE 10.0
  • From: "Greg Wallace" <gregwallace@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2006 14:30:10 -0500
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On Saturday, April 22, 2006 @ 12:43 PM, Alexey Eremenko wrote:

>Hi all !

>As SUSE 10.1 comes near - SUSE 10.0 will not be supported anymore. At
>least that's my fear.

Historically, releases are supported for app. 2 years, I believe. If I'm
not mistaken, 10.0, 9.3, 9.2, and 9.1 are currently being supported, though
support for 9.1 will stop when 10.1 comes out, or shortly before that.

>I do *not* want to change my Desktop OS every half year - that's too
>frequent for production environment.
>The problem is - with every OS release I get old bugs fixed - but new
>ones appearing (regressions) - so even if I switch to 10.1 - it *will*
>be newer, but I'm not sure if it will be more stable.

>What I do want is to have my OS - SUSE Linux 10.0 - more stable.
>Unfortunately, SUSE Linux 10.0 turned out to be poorly tested - even
>considering the fact that I have filled over 40 bugs in openSUSE
>Bugzilla during the two-month testing period.

>Just half year passed since release - but bugfixes are scarse - and
>support is poor.

>I would like to change that. First build a community - wiki page on
>openSUSE that document the bugs & other usability/configuration
>problems in SUSE Linux 10.0 - and provide solutions for them -
>described in plain text.

>If this proves to be successful - next target would be releasing
>unofficial, community-made "Service Packs" that solves many problems
>all-at-once.

Greg Wallace



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